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Microsoft Black Partner Growth Initiative

Enroll in our initiative designed to support Black tech companies and entrepreneurs. Complete your enrollment by becoming a partner below.

Benefits

All partners enrolled in the Black Partner Growth Initiative receive:

Guidance

Receive comprehensive guidance to help you navigate the Microsoft Partner Network. Connect with a dedicated Partner Development Manager.

Enablement

Access a dedicated Cloud Enablement Specialist to help you navigate business in the cloud and connect to customers.

Go-to-market benefits

Ready to jump-start your marketing efforts? Access your go-to-market assets today.

Self-attest as a diverse-owned business

US partners can self-attest as a diverse-owned or diverse-led partner business. Simply upload relevant certifications in Partner Center.

Celebrating our partners' success

Celebrate the first cohort of partners to complete the Black Partner Growth Initiative accelerator program.

Events

Stay up-to-date on conferences, meetups, and other events sponsored by Microsoft. See more events.

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Monthly office hours

Join the Black Partner Growth Initiative’s monthly office hours call with PDM-R, Daniel Ikem. He’ll answer your questions, direct you to resources, and walk you through all related offerings.


Topic: Microsoft Partner Network & Resources


August 15, 2022

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Monthly office hours

Join the Black Partner Growth Initiative’s monthly office hours call with PDM-R, Daniel Ikem. He’ll answer your questions, direct you to resources, and walk you through all related offerings.


Topic: Sales Play & Industry


September 9, 2022

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Monthly office hours

Join the Black Partner Growth Initiative’s monthly office hours call with PDM-R, Daniel Ikem. He’ll answer your questions, direct you to resources, and walk you through all related offerings.


Topic: Go-to-market resources & offerings


October 14, 2022

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Monthly office hours

Join the Black Partner Growth Initiative’s monthly office hours call with PDM-R, Daniel Ikem. He’ll answer your questions, direct you to resources, and walk you through all related offerings.


Topic: Co-sell and Partner Field Integration & Solution Area programs


November 14, 2022

Additional programs and resources

Join the community, or register for special programs available exclusively through the initiative:

Community
Join the community and stay engaged with the Initiative.
Accelerator
Join the next selected accelerator cohort – registration coming Fall 2022.
Capital
Apply to receive funding from ­­the Microsoft Partner Capital Fund.
Partner Solutions
See the solutions of our partners who are innovating for the future​.

FAQ

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